Intersectional and Intergenerational Organizing for Justice with Mandy Carter and Matt Meyer

at in store on 06/01/2019, 07:30 pm
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"Decatur", GA
Two renowned radical justice organizers discuss learnings and challenges for successful movement-building in an era of ascendant white supremacy. Mandy Carter and Matt Meyer seek to engage deeply with intergenerational audiences about strategic organizing and intersectional movement-building in this current sociopolitical moment, drawing on historic lessons from such diverse figures Bayard Rustin, Black & Puerto Rican political prisoners, the Black Manifesto movement for reparations, and much more. Together, Mandy Carter and Matt Meyer are co-editors, with Elizabeth “Betita” Martinez, of We Have Not Been Moved: Resisting Racism and Militarism in 21st Century America, an essential text for organizers committed to the intersections of resisting structural racism and war/imperialism. Matt has also written and edited several other books, most recently White Lives Matter Most: And Other ‘Little’ White Lies. Mandy Carter is a Durham-based Black queer activist who co-founded Southerners On New Ground and the National Black Justice Coalition. She works in the Carolinas and nationwide for racial, gender, and LGBTQ justice. Matt Meyer is a white Brooklyn-based writer, educator, and activist who currently serves as chair of the International Peace Research Association, and co-chair of the Fellowship of Reconciliation’s National Council. This is a Charis Circle Founding the Future of Feminism Event. The suggested donation is $5 but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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